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1.72% growth
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7.14% growth
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3.42% growth
Median Property Value
9.1% growth


The economy of Austin, TX employs 548,311 people. The economy of Austin, TX is specialized in Professional, Scientific, Tech Services; Construction; and Information, which employ respectively 1.64; 1.35; and 1.32 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Austin, TX are Professional, Scientific, Tech Services (73,817), Retail trade (60,380), and Educational Services (53,372), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($96,490), Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($63,640), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($63,019).

Median household income in Austin, TX is $66,697. Males in Austin, TX have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,764. The income inequality of Austin, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.486 which is higher than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Austin, TX. In Travis County, TX the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 25-34 and 25-34, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 85 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $10,040. Newton County, TX has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Texas.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Austin, TX is from the county of Travis County, TX.

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Austin, TX is home to a population of 947,897 people, from which 88.6% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Austin, TX is composed of 459,261 White residents (48.5%), 329,484 Hispanic residents (34.8%), 69,544 Black residents (7.34%), 65,791 Asian residents (6.94%), and 20,083 Two+ residents (2.12%). The most common foreign languages in Austin, TX are Spanish (203,966 speakers), Chinese (11,247 speakers), and Vietnamese (7,361 speakers), but compared to other places, Austin, TX has a relative high number of Other Asian (7,143 speakers), Hindi (4,739 speakers), and Urdu (2,413 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Austin, TX awarded 23,147 degrees. The student population of Austin, TX is skewed towards females, with 10,337 male students and 12,810 female students. Most students in Austin, TX are White (11,252 and 48.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (4,963 and 21.4%), Asian (2,581 and 11.2%), and Black or African American (1,545 and 6.67%). The largest universities in Austin, TX by number of graduates are The University of Texas at Austin (15,390 and 66.5%), Austin Community College District (2,889 and 12.5%), and Saint Edward's University (1,168 and 5.05%). The most popular majors in Austin, TX are General Biological Sciences (791 and 3.42%), General Psychology (442 and 1.91%), and General Economics (415 and 1.79%). The median tuition costs in Austin, TX are $40,428 for private four year colleges, and $10,092 and $35,682 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Austin, TX is $308,500, which is 1.5 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $282,700 to $308,500, a 9.1% increase. The homeownership rate of Austin, TX is 44.9%, which is lower than the national average of 63.1%. People in Austin, TX have an average commute time of 22.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Austin, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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